Author Archive for: Susi

KBC Responds to Don’t Bank on the Bomb

KBC, a Belgian financial institution, responded to the 2016 update of Don’t Bank on the Bomb. The response reflects on KBC’s recently updated policy around weapons- including nuclear weapons. PAX welcomes the new KBC policy and appreciates the KBC engagement around the Don’t Bank on the Bomb report. The full response can be read here, and there is more information about the investments and the producer after the jump. Read more

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2016 Don’t Bank on the Bomb

Is your bank ready for the ban? Banks controlling over 1.7 trillion Euros are…

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2016 Runners-up

These financial institutions have policies preventing investments in nuclear…

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2016 Hall of Fame

These financial institutions, by implementing comprehensive policies against…

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Charles Stark Draper Laboratory

Charles Stark Draper Laboratory (“Draper”) is the prime contractor for the Trident Life Extension (LE) boost guidance and is manufacturing the guidance system for the Trident missile system in use by the UK and the US.

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Textron to end the production of cluster munitions

Great news! American company Textron has announced it will end its involvement with cluster munitions: http://insidedefense.com/insider/textron-discontinue-production-sensor-fuzed-weapon. This is wonderful news and truly a victory for the global campaign against cluster munitions showcasing the valuable contribution divestment makes to disarmament. Hopefully, Textron will consider also ending its production of key components for nuclear weapons. Read more

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Swiss initiatives to ban investments in nuclear weapons

by Dominique Jaussi, co-founder Business & Human Rights Conform (BHRC) Does…

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Trident Renewal- The companies behind the bomb

On Monday 18 July the UK Parliament decided to renew the Trident nuclear weapons system. Let’s take a quick look at what companies make which parts…..

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A.K. Group (India)

A.K. Group (India) has made an estimated US$ 16 million available to the nuclear…

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Nuclear Weapons Are Scary — But We Can Do Something About Them

Nuclear weapons are scary. The risk of use by accident, intention or terror. The climate consequences. The fact that they are designed and built to vaporize thousands of people with the push of a button. Scary. Fortunately, there is something we can do.

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